UK aid program seeks to make it easier to do business in Myanmar

The United Kingdom’s development arm announced a £25 million (US$32.5 million) aid program yesterday geared toward making it easier to do business in Myanmar and boosting growth in key sectors of the economy, like agriculture and garment manufacturing. The UK and Australia are currently working with the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration and the […]

Call for tender – Amatae: Core Funding Research for Myanmar. Closing Date 6 Jan 2016

Call to tender Amatae: Core Funding Research This is a call for proposals to undertake a detailed analysis of core funding as a mechanism for the development of local civil society organisations in Myanmar. The purpose of the consultancy is to support Myanmar CSOs advocacy and lobbying strategies. This research will draw primarily from the […]

Removing Barriers to Doing Business Will Help Create a Strong Private Sector in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar, March 24, 2015—Access to finance is the top constraint for private enterprises as Myanmar’s economy undergoes market-oriented reforms after emerging from decades of isolation, and addressing this and other challenges will help create a strong private sector to drive the country’s future growth and create much-needed jobs, the World Bank Group’s […]